BR 51398 Class 117 DMU: Driving Motor Second (scrapped) built 1959

BR 51398 Class 117 DMU: Driving Motor Second (scrapped) built 1959

BR 51398 Class 117 DMU: Driving Motor Second (scrapped) built 1959
BR 51398 Class 117 DMU: Driving Motor Second (scrapped) built 1959

 

Present Location Dean Forest (scrapped)
County Location Gloucestershire
Designed For BR
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number 535
Lot number 30548
Type DMS
First Number 51398
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Additional Notes One of nine DMUs to Winfrith 2004 by Dorset CC/Swanage Railway in advance of running to Wareham. However, need for site clearance resulted in all going on loan to Butterley or to Weardale - this one to MRC 3/07. Then with 51341 (qv) to Dean Forest Railway by 02/12: both have been vandalised but have provided parts for retoration of other DMUs. Scrapped by 08/12.
Owner Swanage Railway
Rarity Several
Photo Date 29/06/2008
Photo by John Bishop
At Risk Yes
Date Record Last Updated 11/04/2016


 

 











 

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